Khalil Djebbi

Staff

Safety Officer

Location:

Building 2 Level 2, 2280-WS07

Selected Publications

  • Experimental and kinetic modeling study of tetralin: A naphtheno-aromatic fuel for gasoline, jet and diesel surrogates
    G. Issayev, K. Djebbi, G. Kukkadapu, M. Mehl, S. Wagnon, W. Pitz,  A. Farooq
    Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 38(1), 2020
  • Ignition delay measurements of a low-octane gasoline blend, designed for gasoline compression ignition (GCI) engine...
    M. AlAbbad, J. Badra, K. Djebbi, A. Farooq
    Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, (2019)
  • The combustion kinetics of the lignocellulosic biofuel, ethyl levulinate
    M. K. Ghosh, M. S. Howard, Y. Zhang, K. Djebbi, G. Capriolo, A. Farooq, H. J. Curran, S. D...
    Combustion and Flame, 193, pp. 157-169, (2018)
  • Autoignition of straight-run naphtha: A promising fuel for advanced compression ignition engines
    M. Alabbad, G. Issayev, J. Badra, A. Voice, B. Giri, K. Djebbi, A. Ahmed, S.M. Sarathy, A....
    Combustion and Flame, 189, pp. 337-346, (2018)
  • Ignition delay measurements of light naphtha: A fully blended low octane fuel
    T. Javed, E. F. Nasir, A. Ahmed, J. Badra, K. Djebbi, M. Beshir, W. Ji, ...
    Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 36 (1),315-322, (2017)
  • ​Ignition delay measurements of light naphtha: A fully blended low octane fuel
    T. Javed, E.F. Nasir, A. Ahmed, J. Badra, K. Djebbi, M. Beshir, W. JiW, S.M. Sarathy...
    Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Volume 36, Issue 1, Pages 315-322 , (2017)
  • Ignition studies of n-heptane/iso-octane/toluene blends
    T. Javed, C. Lee, M. AlAbbad, K. Djebbi, M. Beshir, J. Badra, H. Curran, A. Farooq
    Combustion and Flame 171, 223-233, (2016)

Education

  • IOSH Managing Safely (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health), March 2022
  • ASSP Global Safety Management Certificate (American Association of Safety Professionals), February 2022
  • MSc, Engineering of Mechanical Systems, ESSTT, Tunis, Tunisia, 2016 
  • National Mechanical Engineer Degree, ENSIT, Tunis, Tunisia, 2015 
  • El Manar Preparatory Engineering Institute, Tunis, Tunisia, 2012

Professional Profile

  • ​2021 - present: Safety Officer, CCRC, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2017 – present: ​​​Research and Technical Support Engineer, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2016 – 2017: University Lecturer, ISET, Beja, Tunisia 
  • 2016 – 2017: Mechanical Engineer, KOKA Automotive S.A, Beja, Tunisia

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • Saudi Council of Engineers 
  • Tunisian Order of Engineers
  • Combustion Institute
  • American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)
  • The Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA) 

 

Awards

  • 2020 CCRC Outstanding Award: Best Volunteer Award​
  • 2019 KAUST Safety Award Individual Winner
  • 2019 KAUST Safety Award Team Winner

KAUST Affiliations

  • Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC)

  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)